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Trustee announces winning bid for Madoff market-maker business

Trustee announces winning bid for Madoff market-maker business

Tue, 28/04/2009 - 16:59

Irving H. Picard, the trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. »

Yorkville Advisors launches Asia Pacific head office in Hong Kong

Yorkville Advisors launches Asia Pacific head office in Hong Kong

Tue, 28/04/2009 - 16:54

Yorkville Advisors HK, a wholly owned sub-adviser to the US-based Yorkville Advisors, has officially launched its Asia Pacific head office in Hong Kong. »

Financial shares largely unaffected by short-selling ban, says Edhec study

Financial shares largely unaffected by short-selling ban, says Edhec study

Tue, 28/04/2009 - 12:57

A study of short-selling activities by Edhec finance professor Abraham Lioui has called into question both the reasons for the decision to ban short selling and the prejudices that weig »

Bank of New York Mellon expands alternative investment division

Bank of New York Mellon expands alternative investment division

Tue, 28/04/2009 - 12:50

The Bank of New York Mellon has appointed Julian Poodhun, Huw Rees and Kelly Wilson to its alternative investment and broker dealer global client management division.  »

LME celebrates first anniversary of steel trading

LME celebrates first anniversary of steel trading

Tue, 28/04/2009 - 07:05

The London Metal Exchange's steel billet contracts have traded 49 per cent more volume than that of aluminium during its first year, according to Martin Abbott, chief executive of the e »

Guernsey legal resources go online

Guernsey legal resources go online

Tue, 28/04/2009 - 07:02

Guernsey has launched the Island's first legal resources website - which is a joint initiative betw »

Managed Funds Association names Brooke Harlow head of marketing and communications

Managed Funds Association names Brooke Harlow head of marketing and communications

Tue, 28/04/2009 - 07:02

The Managed Funds Association, a US-based trade association for the alternative investment industry, has announced the appointment of D. »

Herald Fund Services contracts with Pacific Fund Systems for PFS-Paxus

Herald Fund Services contracts with Pacific Fund Systems for PFS-Paxus

Tue, 28/04/2009 - 06:59

The Herald Group has announced the selection of PFS-Paxus as its core infrastructure system for its recently established fund administration business, Herald Fund Services. »

Jason Carley and Gero Wendenburg join BLM Partnership

Jason Carley and Gero Wendenburg join BLM Partnership

Mon, 27/04/2009 - 17:01

The founders of BLM Partners have announced the addition of Jason Carley and Gero Wendenburg to the partnership, which was founded in March this year. »

NYSE Liffe to launch equity options on Arcadis

NYSE Liffe to launch equity options on Arcadis

Mon, 27/04/2009 - 16:54

NYSE Liffe has announced that it will be introducing American-style options on the shares of the Dutch company Arcadis from 26 May 2009. »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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